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Pvt Hypolite O. Fontenot
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Birth: unknown
Death: Aug. 5, 1864

Fontenot, Hypolite O.,Pvt. Co. F, 8th La. Inf. En. March 30, 1862, Opelousas, La. Present on all Rolls to Oct., 1862. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured Rappahannock, Va., Nov. 7, 1863. Recd. at Pt. Lookout, Md., from Washington, Nov. 11, 1863. Paroled until exchanged at Pt. Lookout, Md., March 10, 1864. Recd. at City Pt., Va., March 15, 1864. Federal Rolls of Prisoners of War, Captured and wounded at Frederick, Md., July 10, 1864. On Hospl. Register, Admitted July 10, 1864, to U. S. A. Gen. Hospl., Frederick, Md. Died Aug. 5, 1864, pleuro-pneumonia. Record copied copied from Memorial Hall, New Orleans, La., by the War Dept., Washington, D. C., June, 1903, born Louisiana, occupation farmer, Res. Flat Town, age when enlisted 20, single. Mortally wounded July 9, 1864. Left in enemy's hands. Died shortly afterwards. Good soldier.
(info from Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers & Confederate Commands Vol. I-III; by Andrew B. Booth; New Orleans, LA, USA: n.p., 1920.)

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The photo at top right shows four of the six Fontenot brothers Hypolite, Denis, Alexander, and Horthere
 
Inscription:
Co. F. 8 LA Inf. CSA
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Frederick
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Feb 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17892791
Pvt Hypolite O. Fontenot
Added by: Lester Letson
 
Pvt Hypolite O. Fontenot
Added by: Jen Snoots
 
Pvt Hypolite O. Fontenot
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Thank you for your service.
- Austin Krause
 Added: Nov. 14, 2014

- CJS
 Added: Dec. 30, 2012
6 brothers went to war, and the result was many of the brothers dying in the war and being buried in different states.
- Lester Letson
 Added: Jul. 17, 2012
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